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Course Code: SCIN234 Course ID: 4139 Credit Hours: 4 Level: Undergraduate
This fundamental physics course is the second of two courses that examine basic physics using Calculus techniques. The course covers Electric Forces and Fields, Electric Currents and Circuits, Magnetic Forces and Fields, Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Current, Electromagnetic Waves, Reflection and This fundamental physics course is the second of two courses that examine basic physics using Calculus techniques. The course covers Electric Forces and Fields, Electric Currents and Circuits, Magnetic Forces and Fields, Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Current, Electromagnetic Waves, Reflection and Refraction of Light, Optical Instruments, Interference and Diffraction, and an Introduction to Quantum and Particle Physics. (Prerequisites: SCIN233 and MATH226)
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|03/30/20 - 09/04/20||09/07/20 - 12/27/20||Summer 2020 Session C||16 Week session|
|05/25/20 - 10/30/20||11/02/20 - 02/21/21||Fall 2020 Session K||16 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session A||16 Week session|
The successful student will fulfill the following objectives:
Describe the electric field using vectors and scalars.
Solve direct-current circuits.
Describe the magnetic field using vectors and scalars.
Explain the basic principle of the electric generator.
Understand the differences between E-M and mechanical waves.
Explain the dual nature of light.
Summarize the concepts of the Special Relativity.
Explain the basic principles of Quantum Physics.
Illustrate the successive models of the atom from the planetary model to the quantum mechanical model.
Participation is mandatory and will count towards the course grade. You are expected to provide a substantial comment of several well-written paragraphs in each session and a similar comment or reflection in reply to at least two other students’ contribution. Statements such as “I agree” or “good post” will not count as a reply.
Quizzes and Exams
The quizzes and exams are on-line, open-book, and timed. They may include multiple choices, fill in the blank, and short essay type questions. An announcement will be posted when they are available to be taken.
Each exercise is designed to have every student apply principles learned during that week. Most of them are “virtual labs” but hands-on experiments may be included.
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|Book Title:||Until further notice, eScience kits will ship without any action needed from students. Your shipping address on file must be current - https://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/238652|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
|Book Title:||SCIN234 eScience Lab Kit|
Not current for future courses.